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Njeru Accident Victims Identified

The deceased include Joel Kalulu, 14, Bushra Lyaga,13, Musa Bakumbaine,16, Joel Emunet,22, Simon Wandera,25, Brian Okumu,18, Kiiza Ouma,15, Bridget Nasanga,20 and Stella Agasa, 10. The accident left nine other people injured.
Persons who lost lives when a vehicle rammed into a group of people in Wakisi, Njeru Municipality last night have been identified.

The deceased include Joel Kalulu, 14,  Bushra Lyaga,13,  Musa Bakumbaine,16,  Joel Emunet,22, Simon Wandera,25, Brian Okumu,18,  Kiiza Ouma,15,  Bridget Nassanga,20 and Stella Agasa, 10. The accident left nine other people injured.

They were all part of a group that was following Kadodi, a cultural fest that precedes the circumcision ceremony of the Bagisu when a TATA registration number UAK 227, loaded with sugarcane lost control and killed five on the spot. Five others were pronounced dead on arrival at Jinja Hospital.

Sezzibwa Regional Traffic Officer Israel Wambesyo said that the search is on, for the driver who took off after the grisly incident.

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